BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN BOOKS |26/06/2016
'Candid Canvas' is rich in original documentation such as DD memos from an Engineering chief asking colleagues to destroy all material shot and used during the Emergency.
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |09/04/2016
Without the TV channels their parties could count on in the last elections, both CMs have aggressive media to reckon with.
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |19/08/2015
As the government came under pressure from not only media but also sections of the ruling Awami League, police produced Probir Sikdar in court, where he was granted bail.
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |11/08/2015
When Prime Minister Modi announced the signing of a Naga accord and described it as 'historic', the media just lapped it without checking for details,
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |14/07/2015
Owen Bennet-Jones stands by his story but the London police deny having on record any confession by a MQM leader about R&AW funding,
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |03/07/2015
Modi's visit to Dhaka and the Indian cricket debacle forced the media to cover Bangladesh.
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN MEDIA PRACTICE |11/06/2015
As junior information minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore entered the Times Now studio, the complexion of the war changed.
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |09/01/2015
The High Court bans media coverage of opposition leader Tarique Rahman.
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN MEDIA FREEDOM |21/11/2014
Upset with Monalisa Changkija's new book, the tribal body Ao Senden has banned it.
BY SUBIR BHAUMIK| IN CENSORSHIP |21/11/2014
Upset with Monalisa Changkija's new book, the tribal body Ao Senden has banned it.
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Do web teams of newspapers normally quote other newspapers?  The DNA Web Team and FE (Financial Express) Online this week quoted articles from TOIIndian Express and HT in which Muslims working for Yogi Adityanath had been interviewed. DNA did this on two consecutive days, March 20 and 21. While only the March 20 report had a line in which the Web Team had passed its own judgment - ``However, the religious leader, often vilified for his brand of politics...'', the FE Online article   read like an opinion piece. It even included this comment, without backing it up with any proof: ``The facts of the Mutt show that Yogi has been wrongly painted as anti-Muslim by the media. His followers say that Yogi does not oppose Muslims but Wahabi Islam, which is believed to be behind the rise of terrorism across the world.''  Intriguing.

 

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh has appointed his old band of loyalists as advisors. Among them is senior journalist Raveen Thukral, who has remained closely associated with him and had been advising him on media during the run up to the elections. He becomes media advisor to the chief minister with the rank of a Minister of State. Also back in action is his former media advisor BIS Chahal, and a former employee in the Public Relations Department. Chahal is now advisor to the CM, also with the rank of minister of state. Singh's media manager Vimal Sumbly will now be his press secretary.

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